local apparent time


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Related to local apparent time: Solar time, true solar time

local apparent time

[′lō·kəl ə¦par·ənt ¦tīm]
(astronomy)
The arc of the celestial equator, or the angle at the celestial pole, between the lower branch of the local celestial meridian and the hour circle of the apparent or true sun, measured westward from the lower branch of the local celestial meridian through 24 hours.
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